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A to Z of the Noughties: Judas Priest to Rock Band

November 13th, 2009

Where were you on the night before the dawn of the New Millennium? Jon Kerr was getting a pit going in Jilly’s Rockworld, Manchester. We’ve asked him to summarise the ten years since then in all things metal in a handy A to Z

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Judas Priest
As if one seminal British vocalist returning to his former band wasn’t enough, Rob Halford followed suit in 2003 and re-joined Judas Priest. Angel of Retribution followed and Priest celebrated their 30th Anniversary whilst touring it. 2008’s double concept album Nostradamus became Judas Priest’s 16th studio effort and was no less than a masterpiece. With Priest on such good form, it has indeed been a decade to savour. [Read more →]

Video: Biffy Clyro play some Guitar Hero: World Tour + interview

November 19th, 2008

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Simon Neil and James Johnston of cheeky Scottish rock trio, Biffy Clyro hooked up with the folk at Guitar Hero: World Tour to chat about their own touring habits.

Then they played some Foo Fighters on Guitar Hero with Simon on the drums and James on guitar. Watch it all happen. In a video.

Watch Biffy Clyro playing Guitar Hero: World Tour + interview

Biffy Clyro December tourdates – all sold out
13 Dunfermline Alhambra Theatre
14 Belfast Mandela Hall
15 Dublin Academy
17 London Brixton Academy
18 Birmingham Academy
19 Manchester Academy
20 Glasgow SECC

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